Alabama HOTLINE for Coronavirus Test -  1-888-264-2256
State Health Officer Scott Harris announced this afternoon (March 13, 2020)  that the Alabama Department of Public Health is setting up a call center for people wanting information about being tested for the coronavirus.

Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS (ADPH OEMS)

ADPH OEMS COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Guidance 3/6/2020 

Alabama EMS COVID-19 Flow Diagram

ADPH OEMS Health and Medical Preparedness

ADPH OEMS Operational Guideline 19.01

ADPH OEMS Protocol 3.23 Influenza/Respiratory Illness


Interstate Compact for EMS Personel
The EMS Compact Commission approved use of the EMS Compact process effective Monday March 16, 2020 in response to personnel needs associated with COVID-19. This decision enables EMS personnel licensed in Compact member states (home states) to cross state borders using a privilege to practice and work in other Compact states (remote state) without getting an EMS license in the remote state

ADPH Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Home Page

PPE Survey (Due March 18, 2020)

ADPH OEMS - Infectious Disease Guidlines

MEMO - Emergency Order and Transport of Suspected COVID-19 Patients

ADPH OEMS FLOWCHART - Transport of a COVID-19 Patient

Infectious Disease Assessment Checklist

 
Video -- Dr. Feruguson (Birmingham Region Medical Director)

CLICK HERE for March 13, 2020 Video

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC COVID-19 General Information

CDC Interim Guidance for EMS

CDC Healthcare Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

CDC Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

CDC Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States

Flowchart to Identify and Assess 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Additional Resources

ASPR EMS Infectious Disease Playbook 

Video - Donning and Doffing PPE

Disinfection of Aircraft

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Fighting Products

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

MEMO - Gadsden Regional Medical Center -- EMS Units Entry